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Metro Crash Victims Memorial Park Still Waiting for Approval

[Photo by Elvert Barnes]

Progress has stalled on Mayor Vince Gray's promise to build a memorial park for the victims of the 2009 metro crash near Fort Totten's station. Although the D.C. Commission on Arts and Humanities has narrowed down the design to three finalists, the proposed $1.8 million dollar park is still waiting for approval from the National Park Service. Admittedly, part of this delay comes from the fact that neighbors requested that the proposed site move from the north side of the bridge to the south side on account of too much teen sex in the original location. Readers, is this a notable problem with any existing parks and memorials?
· Memorial Park for Metro Crash Victims Delayed [Examiner]
· Memorial park for 2009 crash victims delayed. [WBJ]